Tag Archives: King Charles II

The Hudson’s Bay Company: a 17th century multicultural start up

The Hudson’s Bay Company is known for it’s iconic striped blanket, but did you know that it a multicultural start up, founded nearly 350 years ago by two French trappers, a German Prince and an English King? Continue reading

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Because it happened: How not to write historical fiction

A historical fiction writing tip: Make it happen, instead of writing about it happening. Continue reading

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Charles Stuart, Prince of Wales

Who was Charles II before becoming the Merry Monarch. On the 387th anniversary of his birth, I explore his early years as the Prince of Wales. Continue reading

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The Household Cavalry

The Household Cavalry has been guarding the Kings and Queens of England since the 17th Century. Join me for a visit. Continue reading

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Battle of Worcester Society

I had the pleasure of speaking before the Battle of Worcester Society about a 17th Century highwayman turned political prisoner Continue reading

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A moment in time: Scotland declares for Charles II

On this day, February 5, 1649, the Scottish Parliament proclaimed Charles II as King. Continue reading

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The Battle of Upton

The Battle of Upton-Upon-Severn was the prelude to the Battle of Worcester Continue reading

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